Subject: Re: building userland with the
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/22/2005 09:51:04
On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, Matthias Scheler wrote:

>     "-a" does *not* define the target port, it
>     defines the architecture which is e.g. "m68k" for "amiga". You
>     don't need that option most of the time (or always?).

"-a" is typically only needed for multi-arch (typically dual-endian) ports,
e.g., evbarm, evbmips, and a couple others.  These ports still have a sane
default even without "-a".

-- Todd Vierling <> <>